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Transfer the INON 45 Viewfinder to a new Housing? Possible?


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#1 E_viking

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:17 AM

I am on the verge of getting myself a new Camera & Housing. So, loads of decisions to make ...

I am still looking pretty wide for which Brand of Housing (Subal, Nauticam, Aquatica and Hugyfot) to go for.
They all seem to have their pros & cons. Subal has for an example the advantage that is only a 2-3 hour drive away.

One of the things that I haven't manage to figure out so far. Is if I can transfer my INON 45° Viewfinder over to one of these Housing with an adapter or slotted in directly.
I haven't managed to find the info on this topic.

Do we have somewhere out there with some experience & info on this issue?

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:29 AM

I fitted INON 45 viewfinders to my NA-7Ds. Ken Sullivan made the custom adapters - ken.sullivan@ntl.world.com

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:54 AM

@ Tim: thanks for the Info.
It seems like there exists some solutions out there for Nauticam housings.

Does anyone know if something similar exists for Subal?

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 11:34 AM

I am sure Ken will be able to create whatever solution you may require, including for Subal. He is an absolute master of engineering prowess and ingenuity... And, no less, recommended and endorsed by Martin Edge in his authoritative tome!
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Posted 03 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

Nauticam has a stock Inon 45 deg viewfinder converter for $200. P/N inon.45.conv.
I don't see anything in the Aquatica or Sea & Sea catalogs.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 02:24 AM

The 45 degree viewfinder from Hugyfot is the INON viewfinder, so it fits the Hugyfot without any custom adapter or so.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

It seems that you can buy the complete kit for most Housing.
If you only want to buy an adapter. I have actually so far only found it for Nauticam.

/Erik

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